Vacations To Go


Solar Eclipse

Day 1 Thursday April 4th
10:30 aq.m. Depart: Home
1:00 p.m. Depart: Spokane
  Do: Delta Flight DL3974 Seats 14ABC
2:11 p.m. Arrive: Seattle
3:50 p.m. Depart: Seattle
  Do: Flight DL2310 Seats 28:DEF
6:40 p.m. Arrive: LAX
  Do: Shuttle
  Lodge: Holiday Inn Los Angeles
9901 S La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
(310) 649-5151
Cancel by 4/01 at 6 p.m. Pay on arrival
(24 hr shuttle, king bed, fridge, pool)


Day 2 Friday April 5th
9:00 a.m. Do: Shuttle to the Airport
10:00 a.m.-
11:00 a.m.
Do: Bus to Ship
3:00 p.m. Depart: Long Beach
6:00 p.m. Do: Dinner-Da Vinci
  Lodge: Emerald Princess


Day 3 Saturday April 6th
  Do: Day at Sea
6:00 p.m.   Dinner-Sabatini's Italian Trattoria $35
  Lodge: Emerald Princess

Day 4 Sunday April 7th
1:00 p.m. Arrive: Cabo San Lucas
    (From the cruise port turn right following the bay.)
  See: Port Shopping
2:00 p.m. Do: Meet Terri at Solomon's Landing
6:00 p.m.   Dinner-Michelangelo
10:00 p.m. Depart: Cabo San Lucas
  Lodge: Emerald Princess

Day 5 Monday April 8th
  Do: Day at Sea
9:00 a.m.-
1:00 p.m.
See: Solar Eclipse
6:00 p.m.   Dinner-Botticelli
  Lodge: Emerald Princess


Day 6 Tuesday April 9th
  Do: Day at Sea
6:00 p.m.   Dinner-Da Vinci
  Lodge: Emerald Princess

Day 7 Wednesday April 10th
8:00 a.m. Arrive: Huatulco, Mexico
8:45 a.m. Do: Best of Huatulco $74.95
This half day excursion starts when you board your air-conditioned transportation for a scenic drive through Huatulco and the picturesque Chahue Bay valley. Stopping at Tangolunda Bay, enjoy panoramic views of Huatulco's golden-sandy beaches, admire Copalita River Estuary and continue on to the traditional Mexican town of La Crucecita, where you will enjoy a look inside the white-washed church that houses the largest painting of the virgin de Guadalupe in the world. Visit the Arts and Crafts exhibition to view a demonstration of how the famous rugs from Teotitlan del Valle are made. Browse their colorful, traditional Oaxacan arts and crafts in their gift shop. Your return route to the ship takes in panoramic views of Playa Entrega, one of the many gorgeous unspoiled beaches that hugs this delightful coastline.
8:45 a.m.-8:55 a.m. AC Bus
8:55 a.m.-9:05 a.m. Photo Stop for Tangolunda Viewpoint (20 steps)
9:05 a.m.-9:25 a.m. AC Bus
9:25 a.m.-9:40 a.m. Photo Stop for Copalita River Estuary (30 steps)
9:40 a.m.-10:05 a.m. AC Bus
10:05 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Free Time at La Crucecita Plaza (Restroom) (60 steps)
10:45 a.m.-10:50 a.m. Walk 300 feet
10:50 a.m.-11:35 a.m. Visit the Church and Arts and Crafts Exhibition (Restroom) (40 steps)
11:35 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AC Bus
11:50 a.m.-12:05 a.m. Photo Stop for La Entrega (80 steps)
12:05 p.m.-12:15 p.m. AC Bus
12:30 p.m.   Lunch
1:30 p.m.   Walk into town-go straight ahead and turn right following the bay.
5:00 p.m. Depart: Huatulco
6:00 p.m.   Dinner-Michelango
  Lodge: Emerald Princess

Day 8 Thursday April 11th
  Do: Day at Sea
6:00 p.m.   Dinner-Botticelli
  Lodge: Emerald Princess

Day 9 Friday April 12th
  Do: Day at Sea
6:00 p.m.   Dinner-Crown Grill
  Lodge: Emerald Princess

Day 10 Saturday April 13th
7:00 a.m. Arrive: Puntarenas, Costa Rica
10:00 a.m. Do Walk into town
6:00 p.m.   Dinner-Da Vinci
7:00 p.m. Depart: Puntarenas
  Lodge: Emerald Princess

Day 11 Sunday April 14th
  Do: Day at Sea
6:00 p.m.   Dinner-Michelangelo
  Lodge: Emerald Princess

Day 12 Monday April 15th
6:00 a.m. See: Panama Canal
6:00 p.m. Depart: Panama Canal
  Do: Dinner-Botticelli
  Lodge: Emerald Princess

Day 13 Tuesday April 16th
10:00 a.m. Arrive: Cartagena, Colombia
11:00 a.m.-
3:00 p.m.
Do: National Aviary of Colombia $89.95
Bird lovers, grab your binoculars and enjoy a visit to the exceptional Cartagena National Aviary, just a 45-minute motorcoach ride from port. Colombia is known for its bird diversity and boasts more than 1,900 species. The National Aviary displays many of the country's most important species in a 17-acre eco-park. The dramatic facility has more than 20 exhibits as well as an artificial lake where hundreds of migratory birds gather. Developed as a place of study and conservation, the aviary's trails lead visitors through different ecosystems filled with both indigenous and migratory species and through a series of different habitats containing a dazzling array of colorful birds. Visit a Tropical Forest, a Mangrove ecosystem and a Desert Station. Stroll the beautiful grounds and enjoy a cool beverage before reboarding the motorcoach for the scenic ride back to port.
11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.- AC Bus
11:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m.- National Aviary (Restroom)
1:45 p.m.-2:10 p.m.- National Avaiary Store
2:10 p.m.-3:00 p.m.- AC Bus to Ship
4:00 p.m. Depart: Cartagena
6:00 p.m. Do: Dinner-Da Vinci
  Lodge: Emerald Princess

Day 14 Wednesday April 17th
  Do: Day at Sea
6:00 p.m.   Dinner-Michelangelo
  Lodge: Emerald Princess

Day 15 Thursday April 18th
7:00 a.m. Arrive: Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
    (From the cruise port go left on Harbor Dr. Turn right on Cardinal Ave.)
    Island Treasures (10-5)
    (Continue right on Cardinal. Take the 1st left on Albert Panton St. Across from the Burger King on the right is a black wall with names.)
  Do: Grand Cayman Island Box
4:00 p.m. Depart: Grand Cayman
6:00 p.m. Do: Dinner-Botticelli
  Lodge: Emerald Princess

Day 16 Friday April 19th
  Do: Day at Sea
6:00 p.m.   Dinner-Alfredos or Pizza
  Lodge: Emerald Princess

Day 17 Saturday April 20th
7:00 a.m. Arrive: Ft Lauderdale
  Do: Bus to Airport
11:35 a.m. Depart: Fort Lauderdale
  Do: Delta Flight 2776 Seats 27ABC
2:10 p.m. Arrive: Cincinnati
4:30 p.m. Depart: Cincinnati
  Do: Delta Flight 382 Seats 24ABC
6:29 p.m. Arrive: Seattle
7:30 p.m. Depart: Seattle
  Do: Delta Flight 4158 Seats 15BCD
9:01 p.m. Arrive: Spokane